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In Memory of

William D. Holmes

March 22, 1963 - October 8, 2016

Obituary


William D. Holmes, 53 of Hyannis passed away on October 8, 2016 at Cape Cod Hospital after battling a long illness. He was born to the late Richard and Pauline (Potter) Holmes in Boston, MA. William was a jack of all trades you would say but master to none. Some of his recent jobs were working as an Executor Property manager and also a transporter and set up for antique shows at Hyland Granby Antiques for 13 years, and Mashpee United Church Village for 11 Years as a Property Maintenance Manager. He loved his family...

William D. Holmes, 53 of Hyannis passed away on October 8, 2016 at Cape Cod Hospital after battling a long illness. He was born to the late Richard and Pauline (Potter) Holmes in Boston, MA. William was a jack of all trades you would say but master to none. Some of his recent jobs were working as an Executor Property manager and also a transporter and set up for antique shows at Hyland Granby Antiques for 13 years, and Mashpee United Church Village for 11 Years as a Property Maintenance Manager. He loved his family and also his heritage and was a tribal Wampanoag member his name is "Manyhorses". He also enjoyed Fishing, camping, riding his motorcycle, going to the beach, and gardening. He loved watching T.V. and his favorite shows were the Price Is Right and the Laramie channel with his brother William Carroll (Butch). He was also an avid Steeler fan always cheering them on. William is survived by his loving wife Theresa (Rose) Holmes of 31 years, his 2 sons William D. Holmes Jr., Quinn Lawrence Williams, his 4 daughters Amethia Denise (Holmes) Joseph, Vaughnay Danielle CW Rose, Stephanie Helen CW Rose-Locke, and Theresa Marie CW Rose. His 2 brothers Richard Matthew Holmes, Jr., William Ernest Carroll, his brother Walter Vaughn Jackson has predeceased him. He is also survived by his 2 sisters Sandra Elaine Graham, Stephanie Louise Holmes. His 3 grandchildren Isaac Daniel Holmes, Lucas Matthew Holmes both William Jr. sons, and Leo Daniel Rose-Spencer, Vaughnay's son, and Baby Boy Locke Stephanie's son. His 2 godsons Dorian Holmes, Jr., and Devan Holmes, and many nieces and nephews; Dorian and Seneca Holmes and great nieces and nephews; Teddy, Stephen, Brandon, Jordon DiMaggio. He will be watching over all, as he used to tell them. Visitation will be on Friday October 21, 2016 from 4-8PM at Doane, Beal & Ames Funeral Home, 160 W. Main St. Hyannis, MA. There will be a service at 8PM on Friday night. Saturday October 22, 2016 from 9-11:30AM there will be a second visitation, followed by burial at Oak Neck Cemetery on Sea St in Hyannis, at 12:00PM. Following the burial there will be a reception at the Cape Codder Resort, 1225 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA. For directions and online condolences please visit www.DoaneBealAmesHyannis.com. William always said "You will miss me when I'm gone love you, Chill Will" and he was right he will be missed by all his family, and friends.